After witnessing Sunlight and Written By rubberstamp their Golden Slipper credentials, Adrian Bott is happy with a more relaxed build-up for Santos.
Jordan Childs and Luke Currie shared a taxi to Rosehill on Saturday, but they might go their separate ways this weekend as the Melbourne riders become temporary arch rivals when they partner the two favourites in Saturday’s $3.5 million Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m).
Outstanding filly Savvy Coup has the right credentials to continue New Zealand’s run of success in next month’s A$1 million Australian Oaks (2400m).
Snitz is likely to run in a barrier at the Gold Coast rather than a race at Doomben in preparation for the NSW Country Championship final.
Tony Pike’s focus with Treasure has turned to Australia after a foot abscess forced the filly’s withdrawal from Saturday’s Gr.1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) at Trentham.
A future city contender is emerging amidst the dominance at Bathurst of the Bjorn Baker and Greg Ryan combination in Tuesday’s TAB meeting.
He was the king of Albury racing for years and on Sunday, Brett Cavanough will return with two runners in the lead-up to a major assault on the Albury Cup Carnival.
Emily Bosson’s fame has spread with Australia’s Channel Seven tapping into the Trackside personality’s broadcasting skills.
On Derby Day 12 months ago, Pakistan Star stamped himself as a horse of the future with a strong second in the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) to Rapper Dragon.
Trainer Chris Munce is hoping for a case of de ja vu in the QTIS Three-Year-old Jewel at the Gold Coast on Saturday.
James Cummings and the Godolphin juggernaut are beginning to assert their dominance and in a good position to collect their fourth Group 1 of the season in the Coolmore Classic at Rosehill on Saturday.